Dr. Armando Azua-Bustos has been appointed as Scientific Adviser to the Senate of Chile. Dr. Azua-Bustos’ responsibilities include providing advice or clarifications on a wide range of scientific and technology-related activities that pertain to policies in or affecting Chile. Congratulations to Dr. Azua-Bustos as he serves his community in this role.Read more
Our “Beer with BMSIS” podcast for April features a conversation with our own Dr. Jeff Bowman titled “Dispatch from the AAAS-CAS workshop: How a bill becomes a law, what you can do about it, and are science appropriations appropriate?“. Science today is characterized by uncertain funding cycles that largely are dependent on government support, and many scientists–including professors at large state universities–will receive only partial salary at one (or many) points in their career due to a lack of available […]Read more
BlueSciCon Episode 28: Dispatch from the AAAS-CAS workshop: How a bill becomes a law, what you can do about it, and are science appropriations appropriate?
Dr. Jeff Bowman Beverage: Third Shift Amber Lager (United States – Texas) Handout: [click here] Listen: [mp3 download] [ca_audio url=”http://beerwith.bmsis.org/BwBMSIS_28_APR2014.mp3″ width=”500″ height=”27″ css_class=”codeart-google-mp3-player”]Read more
The February edition of “Beer with BMSIS” is now available online! This month’s podcast features a discussion with Dr. Jon Petters titled “Democracy in Action: An Atmospheric Scientist Jumps into Science Policy“. Join us as Jon discusses his experiences as a AAAS fellow in Washington D.C. and his advice for scientists interested in policy. [listen to the conversation]Read more
Dr. Jonathan Petters Beverage: Party Punch (cranberry juice, ginger ale, mango pulp, frozen orange & pineapple juice) Listen: [mp3 download] [ca_audio url=”http://beerwith.bmsis.org/BwBMSIS_16_FEB2013.mp3″ width=”500″ height=”27″ css_class=”codeart-google-mp3-player”]Read more